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SQL 2000 instance upgrade to 2005

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I have a server running an instance of SQL 2000 and I wish to upgrade this to SQL 2005. I can find loads of information regarding importing databases etc but I wish to simple upgrade the software so that I don't lose all the SQL user info, permissions and settings.

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John
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hi

bassically 9 out of 10 times a simple upgrade will work for you.
just slid the dvd in and run the sql server installer.

i would recommend just before you upgrade use the "Sql Server Upgrade Advisor"
to learn about possible problems and issued your current system could have with the upgrade.

BTW: the sql server upgrade advisor is on the install dvd .
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Yes I agreed with ashilo  "Sql Server Upgrade Advisor" is the best way you should do.
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